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E-Commerce Times: Cobalt Adds Secure E-Commerce To Server Appliances

Dec 22, 1999, 20:48 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew W. Beale)

"Server appliance developer Cobalt Networks...announced this week that it will tap the services of RSA Security...to enable secure e-commerce applications on its servers."

"Under the terms of an agreement between the companies, RSA Security's BSAFE Crypto-C software will be bundled with Cobalt's server appliances, adding Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology to developers using the servers to build or operate e-commerce applications...."

"The RSA Security BSAFE Crypto-C software is a cryptography engine that provides software developers with multiple algorithms and modules for adding encryption and authentication features to applications, including support for digital signatures and certificates. A means to scramble data by utilizing mathematical algorithms, cryptography is requisite for the integrity of e-commerce transactions."

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